The burden of STIs in Ireland is greatest in the 18-34 year age group. Photograph: Thinkstock Images

Irish people have become increasingly open about discussing their sex lives and contraception in recent decades. The average number of sexual partners(...)

The Life Institute has criticised the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll question on whether a referendum should be held on the issue of abortion, cla(...)

Alison Begas: says the London-based Abortion Support Network is the only  funding resource of which  she knows.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The chief executive of a Dublin crisis pregnancy support service has said she is not aware of any State financial aid available to help low-income wo(...)

Alison Begas, chief executive officer at the Dublin Well Woman Centre: says  there is a “lot of uncertainty” as to how the Department of Health expects crisis pregnancy counsellors to refer suicidal women

Clear protocols must be issued urgently to crisis pregnancy counsellors on how they should deal with suicidal pregnant women under new legislation (...)

Women over the age of 40 are less likely to present for smear tests and are also more likely to consider that they do not need contraception, the Dubl(...)

Singer Amanda Palmer photographed on Liffey Street where she surprised passers-by with a busking session. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There’s a reason Palmer is lauded by everyone from industry experts to kids in the ‘burbs as an example of how an artist should connect with their (...)